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to one that now employs over 200 and has been named the top 5 places to work in san francisco in sf times. they help organize the plan, set uptick et sales and promote events of any size. and in 2012 had a total gross ticket sales of $600 million. before event right, she graduated from pepperdine university with a degree in telecommunications. she worked in television for mtv network and [speaker not understood]. working on such shows such as nip tuck, the haloed, rescue me, and morgan's [speaker not understood] 30 days. she has served orthctionv board of the village row which offers a variety of informative and creative and fun programs to educate and nurture the community. she is also active with the full circle fund promoting the next generation of community leaders and driving lasting social change in the bay area. when she isn't running a business or helping her community, she spends time with her two daughters. so, with that i know that supervisor farrell would have loved to have honored you today, julia. thank you for your dedication and service to san francisco. (applause) >> than
but in san francisco and the bay area and particularly this agency i think it's more so and one of the challenges in san francisco around transportation i can't remember whether it's 28 -- we have too many transit agencies in the bay area and it causes a lot of challenges around -- we are a region and our focus at the transportation authority is san francisco first but also regional connections and making sure we're working well with all of the other agencies in the bay area so it takes a special kind of person to be able to navigate that. in addition internally in san francisco any land use and transportation are linked it's constant work with the mta, with the planning department, with the port, with the public utilities commission and mayor's office and caltrans and bay authority. it's a lot of different personalities, a lot of agencies working together so i think it's so critical for the next director to be someone who can very, very effectively work collaboratively with all of these agencies and help bring them together too because the ta even though there is some project
and was important for us to hear about how well, the law library it considered in san francisco and the legal community so some of that has some great weight in our consideration today and despite what you feel is the outcome i still think it's important >> i'd like to second the motion. i did want to say that i appreciate the budget office recommendations and the various compute if the mayor's office as well. the testimony of many folks from the legal community from the concerned professionals to the attorneys and us low practitioners i used the law library and as an attorney in the counter location and i hope that the vision is outlined by 2004 boards own resolution to a center of a justice center we can chief sometime in the future. i hope to work with all of you and help to raise private funds for potential improvements. i feel like the proposal that is before his will help improve the law library and others testified that the trend of libraries whether it's compact shelving or the use of online databases but we're increasing the size of the law library as the budget and analysis offices
ministering pastor here in the city and county of san francisco. so, i would ask that we adjourn the meeting in his memory today. and then the last point is sort of a point of interest and information. it is reported that the boy scouts of america today sent out 1.1 million questionnaires to its members asking a sear i of questions that ask members of the boy scouts to give their opinions on their current and long existing ban on gays serving in the boy scouts. so, it is our hope that the members of this organization, that see the point that if the military can survive with open members of the lgbt serving, certainly the boy scouts of america can survive as well. they fill out that questionnaire and once and for all get rid of the discriminatory practice that this institution has had for so many years. it doesn't make sense. it's the year 2013. let's move forward, not backwards. >> thank you, supervisor campos. supervisor chiu. >> thank you, madam clerk. colleagues, i have two items. one is concerning something you have probably become apprised of. recently regarding new ads on our muni buse
of supervisors and the rainy day funds if i can put in, and the voters of san francisco for feuding the school so we can keep our classes at 35, 36, which is good. ~ funding you go to college and you take calculus and you could have 500 in your class and meet three days a week and have study groups. some of you have experienced. it's very easy to drop out of calculus and not continue. so, i think this is a thing, if you can just get the students through their tough times in high school that college is a lot easier for them and success. and this is really what i profess doing nowadays. so, anyway, i'm very happy to have taught -- excuse me, president kelly's daughter also who pursued four years of math at washington with ease. just to encourage the young women to continue and not give up and that so often it was years ago when i was in school, it was [speaker not understood] a young woman got through geometry. that's just fine. you got a pat on the head. if you got a c in it, you're fine, you've made it through the world. that's not the case any more. and it even wasn't the case then because every
commissioner campos was getting at there is expectation in san francisco there is transparency and as you develop the competency scpis wanted to ask about protecting the privacy of interested applicants and how you advise us to play that part and protecting the privacy of anyone interested in the position. hopefully that we get a lot of people but how can we ensure that privacy will be protected? >> good question. there are two things that we try to do with candidates. number one, we ensure confidentiality will be maintained up until the time they come to san francisco for a face-to-face interview. once they come into this building or whatever building we're going to use then all bets are off and we don't know who they're going to run into, who is going to hear about it. we protect the confidentiality up to that point. we advise candidates when they need to release that information to their current employers so we give them coaching around that, when it's necessary, how to do it, how to keep the lid on. the preliminary references that we do is always done with individual who is wil
do together because i know you are still part of san francisco faith community and greater community as well, but i just want to congratulate you on your work. >> thank you. [ applause ] . >> thank you. thank you very much. pastor roads, ladies and gentlemen, this is an amazing man with a very very special calling. he has a special anointing that is rare. i have had the pleasure of worshipping with pastor roads and his family and the greater church community and proud to say that pastor shuler roads was the past or of my grandmother and officiated her home going service and also connected through my aunt. it's actually a pleasure to be here to honor you and to recognize your service and i'm so excited for you. it's just amazing what you and your family are going to be able to do on a much larger scale. so when you leave us, i just want to you know that you are leaving a community that you have touched for many years and that you have planted seeds of hope and faith within us and you will continue to see us bearing this fruit. i wanted to an applaud you and congratulate you. >> thank
to build a natural [speaker not understood] in san francisco and the bay area. i've been lucky to work with dedicated and really big hearted people. all of whom believe we can and should do more to reduce our ecological footprint and are working to figure out how. through my work today at spur and with friends of the urban forest, we're helping to move the city forward towards a more sustainable future where there are trees and sidewalk gardens everywhere, where we have zero carbon and an imminently [speaker not understood], not just preparing climate change, but doing everything we can to stop it. i have an [speaker not understood] policy science education and social responsibility and to get to do it here in san francisco where most people believe this is the right direction to be going, any city can demonstrate a model of sustainable development of the world, san francisco is going to be it. so, i would like to again thank you, supervisor tang. i'd like to thank my family for the many ways you support me and my work. my husband is here today, my mom is also here, my son, one of my t
on this project in this part of san francisco. and in 20006 -- 2006 there was effort of the port and the community and with the mayor's office and the board of supervisors. to come up with a plan to make this today what is a reality. i think this is an extremely auspicious beginning. we are in the ninth or 10th day of chinese new years. and i think it's important to recognize this is a great beginning for mission rock and anchorstein. and as the mayor said, we are trying to activate the waterfront. and pier 48 and mission rock is what we are trying it do, to combine many disverse businesses. where it's maritime and with giants and anchorstein to bring forward the waterfront. it's a renaissance that we are seeing. i sometimes talk to the port staff, gosh another press conference. because we are always announcing something new on the waterfront. so exciting to be a part of this effort. i want to recognize the port staff in their hard work and the mayor's office and port staff to work on all the projects. and this one exemifies so many purposes, i can't wait to see when anchorstein
related searches for leaders as organizations such as the san francisco bay area rapid transit, the dallas area rapid transit, l.a. mta and metropolitan authority and as well as other government agencies like the port of soak land and the city and county of san francisco. on march 11 we a awarded a contract in the amount of $51,250. this is well within the $60,000 budget and the procurement policy for issuing a contract under the interim executive director's threshold. i have here today the hawkins team. i would like to introduce william hauck hawk, steve nee lablont and the comanagers of the team their assistant. i would like to welcome them to the podium to go through the packet and also on attachment two. >> just a couple of questions before you bring them up. i am impressed with this group because they have done serves for about 200 transportation agencies and significant and in line what we're trying to find. if you can talk about the other ones that applied, i think three out of the seven and talk about the difference in terms what the hawkins group presented compared to the oth
i had never seen been in public gatherings in san francisco. i think this is an issue that has drawn a lot of people that are normally an activist and made them activist. it's justin credible. i want to thank our colleagues that were there, president chiu and supervisor kim. it was positive and let's send that energy to washington. >> thank you, supervisor wiener, supervisor yee. supervisor avalos? >> thank you, just one item to mention for introduction. i'm calling for a hearing, the local hiring policy for construction for 2012-2013, the annual report. as folks know i was the author of the local higher ordinance and there was a great deal of support from across the boerpz #69 board board of supervisors and the mayor and staff and from the community as well. we've had some really great numbers to show for how successful the program has been. we have seen that over the past year we are actually hitting 32 percent is what we are hitting across the board in our projects, the mandate for the past year was 25 percent, so we are 7 percentage points over the mark for the project as well. s
those folks. this means about 1 in every 35 thousand in san francisco are positive. our funding the number of people living with aids in san francisco has increased over 40 percent but we've seen a drastic decrease in our funding over the same period of time. as we've also heard the department of the public health hiv services provides care for those 17 thousand annual and about 16 thousand receive funding for the ryan white dollars. and in addition to gay men african-americans and the homeless are impacted by this epidemic and folks over the age of 50 comprises over 50 of people living with hiv. also want to set the instantly in terms of health care reform. as you know we're facing a huge transition. the hiv provider network was worked together with the department of public health and the planning consonantal to form a fairly unique and is only one i know of in the country task force to address this issue. we are persecuted a funding grant and the transition for most vulnerable populations and to adjust to a new insurance environment. we have a huge challenge in front of us. we
of i hear -- to name this rec center, is because it is part of the history of san francisco. >> they took off from logan airport, and the call of duty was to alert american airlines that her plane was hijacked, and she stayed on the phone prior to the crash into the no. 9 world trade center. >> i would like to claim today the center and the naming of it. [applause] >> kmer i actually challenged me to a little bit of a ping pong -- the mayor actually challenge me to a little bit of a ping- pong, so i accept your challenge. ♪ >> it is an amazing spot. it is a state of the art center. >> is beautiful. quarkrights i would like to come here and join them >> good afternoon and welcome to the san francisco transportation authority and i am chair avalos and swroined by commissioner cohen and marr and wiener. this is the personnel committee. the clerk of the board is erika cheng and we are broadcast today by sfgtv. madam clerk will you share any announcements? >> we don't have any announcements. >> i did roll call already so we can go to item two. >> item two is approval of the m
the evidence in the earlier 1980s when the aids first hit san francisco and our country san francisco had to go it alone. the federal government was not a help and, in fact, as we recall the president, president reagan didn't utter the words until late 1980s and we in san francisco built a system of care so that we could take care of our own or the many people who suffered and suffered for many years with the disease the federal government started to support our efforts and the state that was incredibly helpful and we've seen over the years when we had a partner in providing care to people and phil protection strategies and we continued to be a leader and the rest of the world looks to san francisco for the models we've developed but but unfortunately, the craziness has gotten worse and worse and more short sighted over time we have seen significant reductions in support and particularly from the federal government in terms of ryan white and as well as cvc prevention care. new injections in san francisco continue to fall. we are winning the war on aids in san francisco but those cuts from the f
and this is the san francisco award if you look at the regional awards it will be higher. but you can see the up and down but a general downward trend over the last few years >> we have that one year 2007, 2008 which saw a big reduction in the grant ward. was that made up by the city? >> that was made up from a general fund from the city that year there was a single large reduction the city stepped up on a one-time basis and the subsequent years our grant was increased to offset that reduction. so if you looked at the history of the general fund this matter put into the hiv, aids program you would there is was a general increase to partially offset that and do you have a graft to show what happens over the years? >> yes. i have the data - am i able to use the overhead? actually, i don't need it i have it on a separate file here. it's not the visual format that would be ideal. >> maybe i have something - if it's too difficult to share it goes along with the presentation. >> but we'll provided that data to you, we certainly have it available. in addition to the ryan white reductions that we'
of us who are working it to make sure that san francisco has the most gem of neighborhoods for the entire word we're trying to chief that >> thank you for helping us. thank you very much >> thank you supervisor. and we know it's comfortable without our community leaders. so, please thank you so much. in our other vp thank you all for coming. i think the original reason for this conference is to tell you in terms of giving you a qualified data. we did a terrific study were what i want to talk to you today about why the cd vs good but in terms of how we change the environment it's more than just changing the city's atmosphere the real magic is because we do all these things but it changes the feeling people have a of a neighborhood it gives them a great sense of belonging. it's what cv ds are important. i want to thank supervisor wiener and the mayor because the atmosphere is very important >> i want to thank if you could say just a couple of words? well, thank you very much for coming out today. i want to thank the supervisors and thank you to lee a for leading the commun
>> good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, march the fifth, 2013. madam collect, could you please call the roll? >> yes. supervisor avalos? avalos present. supervisor breed? breed present. supervisor campos? campos present. supervisor chiu? chiu present. supervisor cohen? cohen present. supervisor farrell? farrell present. supervisor kim? kim present. supervisor mar? mar absent. supervisor katy tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee present. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> thank you. i want to welcome our newest supervisor, supervisor katy tang to [speaker not understood]. (applause) >> and with that, ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. [inaudible] >> colleagues, we have our january 29th, 2013 board meeting minutes. can i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor farrell, seconded by supervisor kim. without objection, those meeting minutes will be approved. madam clerk, are there any communications? >> there are no communications, mr.
that live here and work here and a part of this great teamwork we are building in san francisco. and not just what we are presently doing. but building for the future. and in working for the chief and the police officers association. we have already established a six-year hiring plan. many cities across the country haven't figured out how to do that. we have did so. this january i was so proud to see 43 additional officers graduate from the police academy. how long ago have we seen that happen. we are investing in you, the police department. because we know that if we have a successful police department, one that is growing, and one that incurs faith and confidence from residents and friends and businesses. we will be that much more successful. it's my personal pleasure to join you today. i have a couple of officers i get to pin. they have sacrificed their time working with me on the security detail. they had get used to some weird things i had to do. whether it was eating chinese food and cheese cake at the same time. or trying to handle the very high levels of meetings i was r
that addresses a dire crisis for san francisco's city college and what they face this year with their accreditation process. and as we look forward also to a hearing that will be coming up later this month at the board. my resolution that i urge support for would help us pass assembly bill 11 99 authored by assemblyman paul fong, but also sponsored by assemblyman bill ting and tom ammiano as well. city college, as you know, serves one in 10 san franciscans. it has one of our top nursing programs in the state and half of our public school graduates in san francisco start college in higher education there. it also is critical for the future of our work force in san francisco as it trains adult workers and gives them new skills that better their lives and to get better jobs. as we work together to protect and strengthen city college, this resolution is really important in allowing the city college to move forward with more flexibility in its funding. the sanctions that may be placed against city college by the accrediting agency really is being promoted in many ways from effor
this certificate of honor to the san francisco civil grand jury association. and, so, i have a certificate here that i'd like to present and thank you all so much for the work that you've been doing and the contributions to the city. you know, people don't say it enough, but the work that you do actually does matter and the work that you do, people pay attention to. it creates changes that ripple all throughout our local government. so, i thank you all for your work and i look forward to working with you in the future. thank you. (applause) >> thank you. and then [speaker not understood] representing state senator mark leno. >> good morning, everyone. and i'm here, as keith said, on behalf of state senator leno. and i just want to say how proud i am to be here because, you know, most of us seek ways to make government better. usually, you know, we have something that we don't like about our government, our local government. we want to change things. we have a disagreement. but you're here and you're actually doing something about it. you're taking your time, you're taking time out of your lives
and ex-boyfriend. i know that many women's groups from gabrielle a to san francisco women against rape to the filipino women's network and the san francisco domestic violence consortium have been working on this issue for many years. ms. timpanco claire joyce made at least five 911 calls during violent episodes that allegedly perpetrated by her killer and while he was mandated to attend counseling after one of the attacks he failed to complete the batterers's program. police unknowingly released him after a subsequent attack on ms. timpanko. her case thankfully led to -- led to improvements in how we handle domestic violence cases in san francisco. but it's because of the hard work of our antidomestic violence organizations and women's groups and community organizations that we've made progress. but there is so much more to be done and we cannot stand for this conviction to be overturned at the california supreme court. so, i urge you to check in with the women's and antidomestic violence groups as this case moves forward. this decision could have a huge and long-lasting effect not jus
sunday mass at a number of churches here in san francisco or i have attended sunday mass at a number of churches here in san francisco including providence church and st. john's church in the mission district. i believe i will be confronting to the church and a confirmation hearing. [speaker not understood] a meeting with the archbishop of the local diocese here on or before may 18, after which i will leave home. these are my final words here. plant a tree of life in san francisco. the tree of life, chapter 22 revelation. and he showed me a pure river of water of life clear as crystal proceeding out of the throne of god and of the lamb in the mid of the street of it and on either side of the river there was a tree of life which bear 12 manner of fruit and yielded a fruit every month. and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations and there shall be no more curse, but the throne of god and the lamb of god shall be in it and [speaker not understood] shall serve him. they shall see his face and their name shall be in their forehead. there should be no night there and the
one, we ensure confidentiality will be maintained up until the time they come to san francisco for a face-to-face interview. once they come into this building or whatever building we're going to use then all bets are off and we don't know who they're going to run into, who is going to hear about it. we protect the confidentiality up to that point. we advise candidates when they need to release that information to their current employers so we give them coaching around that, when it's necessary, how to do it, how to keep the lid on. the preliminary references that we do is always done with individual who is will not jeopardize an individual's current employer so we're not talking to people like that. final references done with those individuals. we abide by the open records laws, and the sunshine laws and i think in san francisco we haven't talked to the city attorney about that or your counsel about that but the open records laws and sean -- sunshine laws protect them up to appointment so we're not in a situation where every transmission of information is available to the
member of the national working positive coalition. he's on the steering committee of the san francisco human services network and advocates for our nonprofit community in san francisco. he's on the community advisory board of san francisco pride. he he has an incredible track record working for our community. brett, i am now very proud to honor you as part of our celebration. so, thank you for all your work. * (applause) >> thank you, supervisor wiener. i was really glad that you just decided to stop and not go on, that seemingly nonexhaustive list is exhausting. all is shows is that i'm old. supervisors, good afternoon. i just want to congratulate all of the recipients this year and in the past years. i want to pay particular acknowledgment to a former recipient, police commissioner julius turman who was a fierce attorney and an advocate for social justice and a long-standing leader in our community, a board member of positive resource center, and most importantly someone i am proud to call my friend. in my role as the executive director of positive resource center and on behalf of th
college student, i want to make people love to live in san francisco. i would like to thank someone who has been a huge part of my life. carmen chu. to me carmen has really set a great example of what a supervisor should be. someone who should maintain integrity and someone who represents issues in a great manner and even if someone you are in disagreement with, treats you with respect. as john said, follows hilary clinton, i have big heels to fill. thank you for your work in san francisco. the city has a great person to run this city. finally i have to thank kathy. cameie brought in an incredible amount of enthusiasm and hard work to the office. most of all tammy cares about the district and never stops thinking about how to make it a place to want to live there. thank you. with that, i'm excited to work with the members of the board, the mayor and the rest of our residents and family to make this a great city. [ applause ] . >> we have two moments for any questions from people, otherwise we can go and get the work of the city done. thank you. [ applause ] . >> good afternoon, welc
-2012 annual report of the san francisco local hiring policy for construction. >> [speaker not understood]. this item we would like to continue to the call of the chair. probably have a hearing about it in march, would like to do that. the 25th of march will be the third year anniversary of [speaker not understood] implementation. so, at that point we'll be looking at doing the assessment and we will give as recommendations for how we want to continue with the ordinance. right now it's supposed to ramp up 5% a year. we're looking at how we're meeting though targets and what makes sense moving forward for two years. that will be discussed at that hearing around that time. like to continue this item. >> we have a motion to continue this item to the call of the chair. >> second. >> we can do that without opposition. mr. clerk, are there any items? >> that completes the agenda for today. >> thank you. meeting adjourned. [adjourned] . >> golden gate parks largest body of water ska great labor for scrolling and picnicking and both miking which can both be rented at the boat house and the lake
>> good afternoon, welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, march the 19th, 2013. madam clerk, can you please call the roll? >> supervisor avalos? avalos present. supervisor breed? breed present. supervisor campos? campos present. supervisor chiu? chiu present. supervisor cohen? cohen present. supervisor farrell? farrell absent. supervisor kim? kim present. supervisor mar? mar present. supervisor tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee absent. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> thank you. colleagues, we've been asked by our colleague if we can ask a motion to excuse them. motion by supervisor campos, second by supervisor wiener, they are excused. ladies and gentlemen, please join us in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. colleagues, we have our february 12, 2013 board meeting minutes. can he have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor
particularly building around the library. of course in san francisco it takes the village people. that's a little different. i remember teaching at the bay view school and how challenged the parents were to provide an education for these kids and now neglected this area was and we have turned this around because of our spirituality and work ethics and pride. so god love us all. this is a beautiful beautiful building and anytime you want any help, anytime night or day, please feel free to call supervisor malia. no, you can call me. thanks. >> thank you, tom. >> so we are getting excited about coming inside, aren't we? we are almost there. once you are inside take a look at the beautiful art inside. the san francisco art commissions local artist and we are so proud that the local artist is from the bay view. his name is ron sanders. his artwork is truly inspiring. they are what they call photo grams. there is two of them, one is spirit of nature dancing together and the other one is symbiotic relationship. one of them is inside the beautiful courtyard and the other one is inside the libr
than i as it relates to historic preservation in san francisco, i would like to see someone with his expertise, his perspective, and his attention to detail and attention to the facts on the historic preservation commission. and i just wanted to express that so that you understand my perspective. i know that you're supporting him, but that's my perspective for why i'm supporting him as well for the historic preservation commission. thank you. >> thank you, colleagues. any additional discussion? let's take a roll call vote. >> on item 25, supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang. tang aye. supervisor wiener. wiener aye. supervisor yee. yee aye. supervisor avalos. avalos aye. supervisor breed. breed aye. supervisor campos. campos aye. supervisor chiu. chiu aye. supervisor cohen. cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. there are 11 ayes. >> motion is approved. next item, item 26. >> item 26, motion approving the mayor's nomination for appointment of ellen johnck to the historic preservation commission, seat number 5 for a term ending december 31st, 2016. >>
last year's budget. because san francisco is in a bit of a budget crunch, staff is recommended that while we reserve our rights to the money according to state code that we return the money back to the general fund of the san francisco city and county and reserve the right to return the money itself. so we have the right to it in the future. if you have any questions, i'm happy to answer? >> that goes back to the clerk of the board is that correct? >> yes. it goes back to where the money comes from okay. comments or questions? >> i know the budget is going to come back for us again, it would be helpful to have more of a detailed break down in terms of where this is going. i know for example you have a proposals sflafco budget explanation and it talks about what these categories are but it doesn't specify the amount per category, so i just wanted a lot more detail around the budget to have a clear understanding of what we are spending for things. >> i will be happy to follow-up with you on that. >> thank you. >> okay. thank you very much. we can open for public comment. any memb
in san francisco. last year we co-hosted a forum with the alice b. toklas foundation and the nightlife spaces that currently exist on 11th tv all of the existing spaces catered to the lgbt community and at least two of those clubs are queer-owned entertainment venues. i think everyone deep down knows this would create conflicts between residents and businesses that we don't need to actually have. and we can avoid by ensuring that 11th street entertainment is supported in not allowing new residential units on that street. and i would love to see the opportunity for new businesses that can highlight queer entertainers and queer culture to be able to open along folsom street in this plan, further from a small business perspective, i would like to see south of market businesses to have limited live permits throughout south of market. thank you for all the work done on the plan. i look forward to it. >> thank you, mr. temprano. >> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is ross levy. i'm an architect working at 7th and folsom on a project. i appreciate all the work that has gone into the pl
factors that come into play when trying to do business not only in this corridor, but in san francisco in general. ~ bans so, i am committed to really revitalizing and making sure that we work as hard as we can to concentrate our efforts in support on the fillmore corridor to make it what it needs to be for our city, for our community. and, so, i'm really excited about this particular legislation for the fillmore and looking forward to bringing forth others that could really help compliment this and make this area the place that it needs to be for the community. thank you. ~ complement and the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor breed. supervisor campos. >> thank you, madam clerk. first, i want to echo president chiu's comments and welcome supervisor tang to her first board meeting and look forward to working with you. and i want to just thank my colleagues for a number of item that they have introduced and certainly supervisor wiener, like to co-sponsor your resolution the bike sharing program. i think that is an important project that needs to move forward. and speaking of pilots
and top down. in the bay area and san francisco it doesn't exist. it's dispersed and overlapping and as a transportation average s agency if you're working collaboratively with these agencies you're not going to be effective and another layer on top of the community outreach. and i apologize for having to leave. >> thank you commissioner wiener and i see a dynamic process that can extend beyond the recruitment profile beyond that being made. i think that makes a lot of sense and there will be a lot of information that will come to you and hone things down as you move forward. commissioner wiener did talk about a number of groups to consult with in terms i believe it will be helpful in creating the recruitment profile. the departments, the puc, the port, the mta, i don't think he mentioned dpw but that is important to add in the mix, planning department, of course the mayor's office, and then you have the more regional bodies. there's the mtc of which commissioner wiener is on the seat on and as well as commissioner campos in cal trans and others that will come up i am sure that
>> thanks. next speaker. >>> hi, i'm barry cargo with the san francisco cab drivers association. i'd like to echo the comments of the previous cab drivers concerning these illegal rogue cabs. i'd also like to express my dismay of the apparent acceptance of these rampant -- the rampant influx of these vehicles. they try to avoid regulation by saying that they're ride shares when really they're not according to section 53, 53 h of the california public utilities code. a ride share is the transportation [speaker not understood] locations or persons having a common work-related trip and a vehicle having a seating capacity 15 passengers or less, including the drivers which are used for the purpose of ride sharing when the ride sharing is incidental to another purpose of the driver. with the inat the point of these drivers is to make a profit, these trips are not incidental to the purpose of the driver. and the payment is not truly voluntary when the cost of the trip is not shared equally between the passenger and driver. this is not ride sharing. as i mentioned, the personal insurance f
of community based organization counties in san francisco. the chinatown community development center and department staff have been attended those meetings as well to help explain how plan bay area relates to the planning efforts going on in san francisco. cal trans, let's give a quick heads up. i expect to come to the plans and program committee shortly. the process is under way for the transportation. through the mayor's office we have prepared a comment letter on the scoping for the environmental document for cal tran. a year ago this body of executive directors signed a northern california high speed memorandum you mean agreement. in the peninsula quarter which is a blended system of cal trains and high speed rail operations. the first project to get funded, and the project control project, they are three different names but tightly linked together. san francisco and sat san mateo and we are working with the mayor's office in identifying what sources could be used to do that. this is really in two different options. we have some commitment sometime this spring because we hav
in san francisco. this friday, march 29th comes to the museum for the season opening of friday night's young, each evening takes a unique scene tied in with the special exist and permanent collections, this week after hours art event changed every weeks and includes a mix of dance performance and lecture and more, walk in and experience all of the public programs for free. and after art night, come dance yourself into shape with a free outdoors zunba class, get a great work out at the sunset rec center and enjoy the great outdoors, the class begins at 11 and rsvp is required. also this sunday is a 72nd annual spring celebration and easter parade. this is not your average street far. this is fabulous with everything from roller blading, and slopes, come and join in on the fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and that is the weekly buzz. for more information, on anything of these events, visit us at sfgovtv.org and while you ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the san francisco playground's history dates back to 1927 when the area where the present playground and center is today was purchased by the city for $27,000
in san francisco are 50 years old or more. anything that deals with that is going to deal with the entire city. if you think you're going to be late tonight, just think what's going to happen if that legislation went through. yeah, i see the smirks and smiles up there. that type of legislation results in a city frozen in time. it does not allow for the normal, logical, thoughtful planned change that is necessary for san francisco. this legislation, as i say, works. more than anything else, what we have now is confusion, object obfuscation and uncertainty. and we can't let it continue. thank you. ~ >>> good afternoon, commissioners -- good evening, i guess, commissioners. eric brooks again representing san francisco green party, the local grassroots organization in our city. and i've been coordinating the community c-e-q-a improvement team that you received an e-mail from earlier or yesterday. first i want to clarify, we are not against improving our access to c-e-q-a locally and improving the process. we understand that there needs to be a clearer trigger for appeals instead of the open-
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